Day in Pics: 17th March

Mar 18, 2014, 08:19 AM IST
Supporters of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) shout freedom slogans after being detained by police during a protest in Srinagar.
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Supporters of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) shout freedom slogans after being detained by police during a protest in Srinagar.

Sikh warrior Major Singh, wearing a 425 meters long turban, brandishes a sword as he participates in a religious procession during the annual fair of `Hola Mohalla` in Anandpur Sahib, in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
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Sikh warrior Major Singh, wearing a 425 meters long turban, brandishes a sword as he participates in a religious procession during the annual fair of `Hola Mohalla` in Anandpur Sahib, in the northern Indian state of Punjab.

Illuminated bails fly in air after the ball hit wickets in an unsuccessful attempt by India`s Bhuvneshwar Kumar, right, to run out Sri Lanka`s batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan, left, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup warm up match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Illuminated bails fly in air after the ball hit wickets in an unsuccessful attempt by India`s Bhuvneshwar Kumar, right, to run out Sri Lanka`s batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan, left, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup warm up match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, presents flowers to biathlon paralympic champion Mikhalina Lysova during an awards ceremony in Sochi.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, presents flowers to biathlon paralympic champion Mikhalina Lysova during an awards ceremony in Sochi.

Indians smear colors on each other`s faces during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Hyderabad.
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Indians smear colors on each other`s faces during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Hyderabad.